Happy Thursday, everyone! This weekend, you can explore the history of our neighborhood on a Forgotten New York tour, go to a beer tasting at Market, check out the annual Breukelen Country Fair at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, fly a kite at the festival that Brooklyn ARTery is helping to host on Governor’s Island, and lots more:
Thursday, September 25
Friday, September 26
• Sing-along with Lloyd H. Miller at Lark Cafe, 10 & 11am.
• Come to Prospect Park’s Audubon Center for a free cardio toning class, 12pm.
• Meet fellow moms and dads at the New Parent Meet-Up, Lark, 1pm.
• Kids can attend Blooming Naturalists at the Prospect Park’s Audubon Center, 1-2pm Thursdays and Fridays.
• … followed by Nature on the Go, also at the Audubon Center, 2-3pm Thursdays and Fridays.
• Kids ages 8 and up are invited to a creative writing group at the Cortelyou Library, 2:45-3:45pm.
• Learn about local wildlife at Animal Encounter, also at the Audubon Center, 3-4pm Thursdays and Fridays.
• Happy hour with babies and ice cream happy hour are at Lark, 4pm.
• Check out Happy Hour cocktail recipes at T.B. Ackerson Wine Merchants, 6-8pm.
• Join neighbor Lola Star for her “Just Like Heaven-New Wave Skate Party” at Lakeside in Prospect Park (buy tickets here), 8-10:30pm.
• Get your heart rate up and explore the neighborhood with Ditmas Rides, meeting in front of the Cortelyou Library at 7pm.
• Jackson Lynch and Lovekin perform at Bar Chord, 9pm.
• Rahlou is at Sycamore, 10pm.
Saturday, September 27
• Lavender Blues Sing-Along at Lark Cafe, 10 & 11am.
• Brooklyn ARTery helps to host a kite festival on Governor’s Island, 11am-4pm.
• Join Sustainable Flatbush for its workshop on staying healthy through the fall and winter, 12pm.
• Forgotten New York holds its Ditmas Park-Flatbush tour, during which you’ll see our borough’s oldest subway station house, historic enclaves, gravestones in Dutch, the original Ebinger’s Bakery, and more. Meet at the Avenue H station house on the Manhattan-bound side. $20 admission. RSVP to email@example.com. 12pm.
• Brooklyn Historical Society presents the opening of “We the People” The Citizens of NYCHA in Pictures and Words,” an exhibition that aims to debunk the varied stigmas and stereotypes applied to people living in NYCHA housing. The exhibition will continue through March 2015 and can be viewed Wednesday through Sunday (beginning this Saturday) from 12-5pm.
• There’s Sahaja yoga meditation at the Cortelyou Library, 12:30-2pm.
• Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum for the Breukelen Country Fair, which will include crafts, dancing, drumming & more. 1-5pm.
• Join Market (1211 Cortelyou Road) for a beer tasting with Grimm Artisanal Ales, a Brooklyn-based nomadic brewery, 6-8pm.
• The Crevulators perform at Bar Chord, 9pm.
Sunday, September 28
• Check out all the fresh veggies, fruit, and more at the Cortelyou greenmarket (Cortelyou between Argyle and Rugby), 8am-3pm.
• Play and sing at Toddler Time with Mary Jo at Lark, 10am.
• Kids yoga with Jen at Lark Cafe, 11am.
• The East Midwood Jewish Center holds a “Barrier-Free High Holiday Service,” 11am.
• Come celebrate this year’s harvest the same way Brooklynites did centuries ago, 1-4pm at the Lefferts Historic House. $3 suggested admission.
• Stems is holding a hanging moss garden class with Yvette of YFarm, which is $55 for all the materials and two cocktails.
• Game Night is on at 773 Lounge, 7pm.
• Mike O’Malley performs at Bar Chord, 7pm.
• Cortelyou Jazz Jam at Bar Chord, 9pm.
Photo via Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum.